Posts Tagged ‘Instagram’

Instagram TV for Direct Selling

The latest disruptive social media platform that could be a powerful tool for direct selling companies and their field… There are more than 1 billion active users on Instagram, making it the third-largest social media platform behind Facebook and YouTube. This summer, the social media titan launched Instagram TV (IGTV)—a formidable answer to YouTube, but…

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5 Key Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Online Reputation

When customers perform a search for your company, what do they see in the first page of the Google results? Chances are a search might include websites with negative content about your company. Negative websites can hurt your brand and decrease your company’s revenue. You can either let your reputation and sales suffer, or you…

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The Power Of The Pitch

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Whether it’s a presentation during an in-home gathering, an impromptu meeting over coffee after work, a Facebook party or something else, direct selling representatives have more options than ever for sharing their respective products and business opportunities. What is it that moves a prospect to become a trialist and, ultimately, a customer? Clearly, the seller’s…

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pawTree’s Roger Morgan Talks Dog and Cat

Roger Morgan founded Southlake, Texas-based pawTree in 2014, armed with the knowledge gained as a CEO of a multinational pet products company and service as a chairman of the American Pet Products Association. He became a student of the direct selling channel and has since expanded the company into all 50 U.S. states. Over the…

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Jamberry: Social Selling Drives Innovation and Fast Beauty

Eight years ago three sisters began brainstorming, looking for a way to recreate the cute nail wraps only available at salons. All three cost-conscious moms, Lyndsey Ekstrom, Christy Hepworth and Keri Evans, enjoyed the creative self-expression found in manicure and pedicure colors and styles. But at $60 for hands and another $60 for toes, the…

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Get Out in Front of 2018 Communication Trends—Join In, Jump On

As part of its evolution and adaptation to market trends, the direct selling business model continues to adopt features of online commerce. While incorporating the strengths of e-commerce is important, the channel still has its own unique strengths—strengths that need to be communicated as part of a strategic and well-implemented communications program. Almost anyone can…

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Youngevity Launches Social Selling Web Platform to Leverage Social Media Marketing

Youngevity International, an omni-direct lifestyle company based in Chula Vista, California, has launched a new social selling website designed to improve both the distributor and customer experience. The website, available in both English and Spanish, includes new business-building features, such as online event creation, along with improved search functionality and localized international pricing. The site…

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Navigating the Millennial-Driven World

Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue: The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling Bringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling  Advocating for the Direct Selling Community  Navigating the Millennial-Driven World Sticking to a Winning Business Model Leading with Passion and Commitment Launching New Products and Segments Recruiting and…

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The Evolution of Shopping

Click here to order the November 2017 issue in which this article appeared. Remember when getting online was a big deal? Twenty years ago, internet connections were wire-bound, sporadic and slow. Email addresses and web access at work were the exception. We flipped open a cellphone to make a call and that was about it. Web-based and…

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Nu Skin Enterprises: Innovation in a Brave Nu World

Founded: 1984 Headquarters: Provo, Utah Top Executive: CEO Ritch Wood 2016 Revenue: $2.208 billion Global 100 Ranking: 11 Products: Beauty and Wellness Nu Skin Enterprises, the skincare and wellness company founded by Blake Roney, Sandie Tillotson and Steve Lund in 1984, has been able to consistently rank among the upper echelon of direct selling companies in the world because it has…

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